Samsung Gear S3 Vs. Asus ZenWatch 3: How The IFA 2016 Smartwatches Match Up For Specs  

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Zenwatch 3 and Gear S3 Asus/Samsung

There are two smartwatches at the forefront of IFA 2016, the Samsung Gear S3 and the Asus ZenWatch 3. Manufacturers continue to step up their design chops with new connected timepieces, and Samsung and Asus are no different. Both wearables are made of top-of-the-line materials and next-generation hardware. But how do the latest smartwatches compare? Here’s a spec-by-spec comparison of the Gear S3 and ZenWatch 3.

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Gear S3 Photo: Samsung
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ZenWatch 3 Photo: Asus

Display

Samsung Gear S3 - 1.3-inch circular AMOLED, 360x360 resolution

Asus ZenWatch 3 - 1.39-inch circular AMOLED, 400×400 resolution

Processor

Samsung Gear S3 - 1GHz Samsung Exynos Dual-core chip

Asus ZenWatch 3 - Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor

RAM

Samsung Gear S3 - 768MB

Asus ZenWatch 3 - 512 MB

Storage

Samsung Gear S3 - 4GB

Asus ZenWatch 3 - 4GB

Battery

Samsung Gear S3 - 380 mAh

Asus ZenWatch 3 - 340mAh

Connectivity

Samsung Gear S3 - Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, NFC, MST, LTE (Frontier)

Asus ZenWatch 3 - Bluetooth, Wi-Fi

Resistance

Samsung Gear S3 - IP68, MIL-STD 810G (Frontier)

Asus ZenWatch 3 -  IP67

Case Size

Samsung Gear S3 - 46 mm

Asus ZenWatch 3 - 45 mm

Band size

Samsung Gear S3 - 22 mm

Asus ZenWatch 3 - N/A

Dimension

Samsung Gear S3 - 46 x 49 x 12.9 mm, 62 g (Frontier), 46 x 49 x 12.9 mm, 57 g (Classic)

Asus ZenWatch 3 - 10.75mm thick

Release Date

Samsung Gear S3 - N/A

Asus ZenWatch 3 - N/A

Price

Samsung Gear S3 - N/A

Asus ZenWatch 3 - €229 ($255)

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